The 2009 BMW X3 hasn't yet been rated by the federal government in crash tests. Insurance industry tests, however, are quite good, and the abundance of safety features means that experts at TheCarConnection.com rate the X3 highly for safety.
The BMW X3 has not yet been crash-tested by the NHTSA. Fortunately, however, the 2009 X3 earns an IIHS Top Safety Pick award.
Rear side-impact airbags are an option, as are parking sensors front and rear. Auxiliary features include "automatic brake drying" and hill descent control, Edmunds reports.
Visibility in the 2009 BMW X3 is good overall. "Outward visibility is excellent," observes Cars.com, which says that getting a feel for the BMW X3's four corners is fairly easy.